How do international teacher-scholars define undergraduate research and inquiry? We asked participants in the Center’s research seminar on Excellence in Mentoring Undergraduate Research to share their definitions:
Many of our seminar scholars begin with the Council on Undergraduate Research definition:

“An inquiry or investigation conducted by an undergraduate student that makes an original intellectual or creative contribution to the discipline.”

Here are a few of the ways we see them expanding on this definition:
undergraduate research defined

Jessie L. Moore (@jessielmoore) is the Associate Director of the Center for Engaged Learning at Elon University and associate professor of Professional Writing & Rhetoric in the Department of English.

How to cite this post:

Moore, Jessie L. 2014, August 19. International Perspectives on Undergraduate Research and Inquiry. [Blog Post]. Retrieved from